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Environmental Goods and Services in the ESCWA Region: Opportunities for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

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E/ESCWA/SDPD/2011/Technical Paper.2
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2011
This technical paper examines opportunities for small and medium-sized enterprise development in the area of environmental goods and services.It does so in the context of the environmental challenges of the region.
Innovation in the region is highlighted alongside detailed analysis of opportunities and constraints.Two country case studies are presented as illustrations of both enterprise creation potential and enhanced environmental protection. A series of recommendations are made at the macro, meso and micro levels, with a view to helping decisionmakers in Government and entrepreneurs engage more productively in the green economy.